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Paperweight Collectibles Find a Following (8/25/08)
Paperweight collectibles. If there ever was a collectible that hollered “Art for Art’s sake!” it was this one. Glass paperweights, with their colorful and complex designs, were always more aesthetic ornaments than functional objects to actually hold down paper or double as inkwells or toothpick holders. More >>


Antique English silver-plated candelabra (a pair) (8/24/08)
I did post a blog a few weeks back, trying to date and identify this beautiful pair of silver-plated candelabra, standing approx 20 inches high. A lady called Anita suggested I try to find the maker’s name, but I don’t know where to look. Now I cannot find my original blog. These candelabra have been in my family (who originate from England) for many generations. More >>


Silver-plated pair of Candelabra (8/20/08)
Hi, I have had a few problems with posting this, so hope it doesn’t show up too many times! More >>


Vintage RCA “ON AIR light (8/12/08)
I recently acquired two vintage RCA MI-11717 “ON AIR” warning lights in original condition from a 1950′s TV studio that was demolished. I fell in love with radio back in the 1970′s, and have enjoyed a career in broadcasting and communications. I love these great old art deco “on air” lights, and I’m curious to know more about them and what they’re worth. More >>


Larkin and Hubbard: From Soap to Antiques and Collectibles (8/11/08)
Ever since three nine- and ten-year-old chums and I (unbeknown to our parents, of course) ventured to walk the four or five miles through terra-incognita streets to Boston‘s Museum of Fine Arts, guided only by a Gulf Oil Co. street map, I was smitten by the antiquities, travel and collectibles “bug,” seeking the unusual. More >>


Consolidated Lamp and Glass Company: The Early Years (1893 to 1910) (7/23/08)
This is the first of a series of articles on the Consolidated Lamp and Glass Company. Over the next few weeks I will cover the Art Deco period and art glass giftware line. History More >>


Antique cast iron wall mounting candle or latern holder (7/22/08)
This is a 19th century item that I bought from an estate sale. I have gone online to see if anything resembles this candle/latern holder. Some items I have seen resemble and are in the $800.00-1,000 range. My candle/latern holder swivels. More >>


Antiques And Collectibles: July Auctions (7/18/08)
July may be winding down, but there are fine antiques and collectibles auctions still on the calendar. Saturday, July 19: Silver Flatware Harlowe-Powell — Gallery Auction More >>


Antiques & Collectibles: July Auctions (7/7/08)
There are a couple of hot, hot auctions slated for July with a noteworthy selection of items for sale. Don’t let the summer doldrums keep you from what’s really important—collecting. More >>


Roycrofters Commune Source of Desirable Collectibles (7/7/08)
Ever since three nine- and ten-year-old chums and I (unbeknown to our parents, of course) ventured to walk the four or five miles through terra-incognita streets to Boston‘s Museum of Fine Arts, guided only by a Gulf Oil Co. street map, I was smitten by the antiquities, travel and collectibles “bug,” seeking the unusual. More >>


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